With 150 million active users and over 200 million registered accounts, the popularity of avast! software is completely undeniable. About a month ago, the company released version 7 of their security suite, integrating innovative features for the free edition.

logo-avastCloud-based file reputation service and streamlined updates, together with enhanced configuration for automatically sandboxing a suspicious program, and the remote assistance feature make for the highlights of the latest major release. Also new to a free antivirus is some incipient form of central management for all avast! installations. At the moment, the service only allows you to view information, and no modifications can be applied. However, this will permit you to check the security status and the activity log of the suite on multiple machines.

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